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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent North of Boston & Greater Merrimack Valley reviews

  • Would stay here again in a heartbeat!

    "Our group of four totally enjoyed our stay in this beautiful home in Gloucester, Massachusetts. The home was spotless! It was located just three blocks from Good Harbor Beach, two blocks from Long Beach, and within walking distance to Pebble Beach. How great is that? The owner of this home provided books, games, coolers, beach chairs, beach towels, etc. Her attention to detail was outstanding. We loved the affordable tickets and easy access to the train station - went into Boston twice. The ice cream cones - two blocks' walk away - were to die for yummy!!! We drove up to Portland, Maine for some shopping and site seeing and came back with two live "lobstas" for supper. Again, the home's kitchen had a big lobster pot and some adorable dishes to eat our fresh seafood on. Everywhere we went on Cape Ann was BEAUTIFUL! The Fisherman's Memorial, the harbor walk, the Crow's Nest, the lighthouses, and a whale watch were other fun activities. So much to do and so little time. Gloucester is a "must see" place and we will certainly visit again."
    Guest: MF Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 15, 2014
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  • Great home for family get togethers or vacation

    "100% satisfied -- only thing to keep in mind is this home is not child proofed ..... a lot of beautiful figurines, vases , etc. ( just had to move them to a higher location ) Will try to rebook next year !!!!!"
    Guest: AJ Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 3, 2014
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  • Recommended for seriously unwinding!

    "My husband and I stayed here for a week in August, and couldn't have enjoyed it more. It was clean, decorated in a playful way, and quiet. We slept in every day later than usual because the cottage is on a cul de sac, and there's no traffic, the quiet was lovely. Bicycles are provided, but we brought our own and found that was a great way to get around. There's a great restaurant within walking/biking distance, the Plum Island Grille, we went to Bob's Lobsters for fresh oysters, and to Mad Martha's for breakfast. It's possible to bike into Newburyport for lunch or shopping as well. The roof deck is a great place to watch the sky at dusk and see the stars come out. The owners are wonderful "virtual" hosts, and provide plenty of information and options for your stay. We particularly loved biking to Sandy Point beach for the day. A charming cottage in every way, and was definitely, for us, a romantic getaway."
    Guest: justemptiednesters Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 11, 2014
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  • WORTH CONSIDERING STRONGLY!

    "We are "professional renters". Vacation renters in US and abroad. My wife and two children were very pleased with The Jewel. I know Rockport well having spent many summer weeks there in my childhood. The Jewel has a great location, off street parking, very nice neighbors in building and Deb allows small dogs. The unit is VERY clean and well constructed. AC is a bonus and is in the main room. To get AC in the bedroom must leave bedroom door open which may reduce privacy if staying with children. Access to bathroom is through the bedroom as well. Not a problem, just something to consider so that expectations are met and no surprises. We tried to book it again for a week in summer 2015 but already booked up. There is a reason for the early filling. Instead we are booking the upstairs Penthouse unit that Deb was gracious to show us on our day of departure last summer. Very impressive. Deborah is awesome. I have never met a host as helpful, genuine and kind as she and I have met some. The process was transparent and smooth and all expectations were met or exceeded. The Jewel is a "slam dunk" rental in a great little town."
    Guest: Paul Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: October 25, 2014
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